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The last time the Buffalo Bills entered Candlestick Park, the 2004 San Francisco 49ers started a struggling quarterback (not named Smith!) the day after Christmas on the way to a 2-14 season under then coach, Dennis Erickson.Drew Bledsoe played conservatively following a running game that pounded the Niners for 226 yards and a 41-7 score.Oh, how things change! In 2012, if you have yet to notice, these are not last decade’s 49ers. Fortunately, for San Francisco, these are the same Buffalo Bills.The Bills raised investments during the off-season.Though the team enters Week 5 with an even record, the returns on their expenditures have been minimal. On defense, the Bills rank 27th in total defense, 30th in points allowed, 27th against the run and 26th on 3rd down.Only the Tennessee Titans and the Kansas City Chiefs have allowed more points despite Buffalo's first four opponents holding a combined record of 5-11.To worsen their matters, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick continues to play ...
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In order to avoid writing a thousand cogent words about the travesty that was Week 4 at Ralph Wilson Stadium, I beefed up on my western films. Mainly my favorite: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. It’s a common favorite, I realize, but it does have the single best climactic duel in cinematic history. Plus it has a seriously motivating soundtrack. I feel like I could draw a pistol...
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Steve Johnson is known for his off-beat sense of humor. While we sit around and say ‘ hey man focus on your season,’ he continues to promote his Street Games reality show. In this episode he talks a young lady into staging a fake engagement to the dismay of her mother.
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(Eds: Adds quotes, details.) The San Francisco 49ers figured they were in for a long term project when they selected Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith with the No. 6 pick in the 2011 draft.
They're happy to have been proven wrong.
At the time of the draft the team viewed Smith as an outside linebacker in defensive coordinator Vic Fangio's 3-4 scheme, despite the fact the...
It has been another great start for the San Francisco 49ers, and they should be poised for another playoff run. While San Francisco was upset in Week 3 by the Minnesota Vikings, they bounced back in a big way in Week 4, in a dominating win over the New York Jets.
While the 49ers will never rank amongst the elite when it comes to passing, they are one of the toughest teams to stop...
We have now had close to a week to digest what happened this past Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The Patriots game started with such promise and ended with such disappointment, but such is the life of a Buffalo Bills fan. Disappointments are the norm and something we should just expect. The problem is with being a true Bills fan each week comes with optimism no matter the...
Patrick Willis has established himself as one of the best defensive players in the NFL. And while the 49ers linebacker is physically gifted, it's what's inside of Willis that has brought him to new heights. Willis has been selected to the Pro Bowl in each of his first five NFL seasons after enjoying a standout college career at Ole Miss. Things haven't always been easy...
Greg Roman is giving the rest of the NFL something extra to think about it when it's time to play the San Francisco 49ers.
Roman doesn't like to call them trick plays, but the offensive coordinator's creative play selection last week sparked the 49ers to their most productive performance of the season during a 34-0 rout of the New York Jets.
Mixing in a collection of...
Bills DT Kyle Williams Fined $15,000 + -
Buffalo Bills DT Kyle Williams was fined $15,750 for hitting New England Patriots QB Tom Brady below the knee area. He was called for roughing the passer. In a stunning development, Williams was not happy with the fine.
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Before making his decision to stay out west for the two-game road trip, Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey consulted with someone who has been there, and done that. That person is this week's opposing head coach, Jim Harbaugh. “San Francisco’s done it the last couple of years,” Gailey said. ”I talked with Harbaugh, and he thought there were some real positives in...
Just when you thought the East Coast -West Coast battle ended with Tupac and Biggie, then came this week’s Chick Fight. In one corner, a die-hard female football fan with loads of “California Love” for her San Francisco 49ers. In the other corner, a Buffalo Bills believer who thinks QB Ryan Fitzpatrick “loves it when she calls him Big Poppa!”
What never officially got...
Jason: 35 - 10, 49ers: Why couldn't the Ryder Cup have been this Sunday instead? This one has the potential to enter into the pantheon of All-Time Bills Road Game Debacles. Anticipating at least one San Francisco return for a TD, either defense or kick teams. Give the points.
Frank: 38-16, 49ers: If Buffalo is serious about showing folks they're legitimate...